Great compilation of stock Chevrolet advertising materials for 1952 18:02:30:30:26 Various illustrations of Chevrolet advertisements: “Chevrolet for economical transportation - the only complete low-priced car”; “for economical transportation Chevrolet Quality at Low Cost”; “for economical transportation Chevrolet The Smoothest Chevrolet in History” 18:03:01:25 Zoom out from CU on newspaper headlines and clippings: “Ben Berlin Chevrolet”; “Robot Stops Cars in Test”. VS... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
20:43:35:23 Great shot of 1950s U.S. Air Force F5-028 army jet plane does 360 degree spin. 20:43:52:19 CU low-angle 1950s baseball player takes swing at ball; his jersey reads Wayne. 20:46:45:03 Yellow Chevrolet truck drives straight toward camera until shot is extreme CU of Chevrolet logo on hood of truck. 20:47:07:15 CU of U.S. Mailbox, hand opens mailbox, removes newspaper, then closes mailbox. 20:47:11:07 CU hand tunes 1950s model Zenith radio. 20:47:52:29 CU various newspapers from 1952:... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Views of pre-World War II San Francisco and the Golden Gate International Exposition. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, San Francisco: Scenics:...
Opening of California State Highway 101 at San Francisco: 50,000 people attend ceremony; parade of automobiles from San Francisco Civic Center; Mayor James "Sunny Jim" Rolph of San Francisco; Mayor Taylor of San Mateo; county supervisors; Queen Clara Carli; aerial views. opening of the Bayshore Highway • 2:33:24- 3:06:31 Strange, grainy, old aerial view of Bayshore Highway. Several short shots—we can see some of the plane's window as the camera person captures images out of it. We... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Opening of California State Highway 101 at San Francisco, with 50,000 people in attendance; parade of automobiles from San Francisco Civic Center; Mayor James "Sunny Jim" Rolph of San Francisco; Mayor Taylor of San Mateo; county supervisors; Queen Clara Carli; aerial views of highway and air-to-air shots of airplane carrying dignitaries. The highway linked San Francisco with northern San Mateo County to the south. favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco: Infrastructure, Celebrations, Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Caltrans highway footage with black bar with red numbers across bottom of frame. This was made by the photographic logging system that Caltrans uses to monitor and record conditions on and around state highway rights-of-way. Tracking shot from car driving on California state highway through suburban cities, passing Jack in the Box, A&W, Shell gas stations and other chains, as well as through country and woods. 1980s footage. Car passes through San Lorenzo, California in the greater Bay Area...
"For the benefit of those unfamiliar with the simplicity of the One Period Cold Pack Method (as approved by the U.S. Government) we present the following demonstration. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Steady (tripod) shots by professional cinematographer. Good driving POV along California Highway 1, Cambria (California) sign on right. Scenics, coastline, Highway 1 roadside Golf course on bluffs above Pacific Ocean Monterey pines Cormorants and sea lions on offshore rocks Boats in Monterey Bay area scenics POV along oceanside drive VS streets of Carmel and stores
St. Louis, Missouri: Catholic mission in the slums. 06:02:15:01 VS 1950s interracial group (African American and White children) of boys various ages from adolescent to early teen, playing baseball in unkempt field. 06:02:42:09 Group of mostly Black and White girls adolescent to teenagers socializing around a bench in rugged park of dead yellow uncut grass. 06:03:48:03 CU white marble cross shot through window; in reflection of window children and teenagers appear to walk away from cross toward...
Rare view inside a community beauty salon, possibly made as part of a long-forgotten promotional film. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Beauty salons, Occupations: Cosmetology, Gender roles
Rare record of song-and-dance at a Chevrolet sales convention, designed to motivate the sales force. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Automobiles: Sales, Industrial theater, Advertising: In-house
CHINA CLIPPER (Pan American Airways) flying over Oakland and Alameda (California) and through incomplete towers of San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge and through towers of Golden Gate Bridge; also scenes of Clipper over San Francisco. • 57:55- 1:46:04 Aerial shot of a plane flying over San Francisco—we see the city, Alcatraz, and Marin. The plane flies over the beginnings of the Golden Gate bridge—only the main pillars stand across from one another.
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: California: History and culture, Transportation: Railroad, California: "Redwood Empire"
Golden Spike ceremony and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Film begins a short way north of its starting point in Willits (Northern California) and continues over trestles and through tunnels until it reaches the point of celebration at Cain Rock. (The celebration with Mayor Rolph and the Eureka Mayor and other officials. The next day festivities in Arcata,California and Eureka, California are reported. Also attached to this is a short...
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: California, Transportation: Railroad
Shows the Bell System's modern cable ship laying Transatlantic Cable No. 3 and Transpacific Cable No. 1 from Hawaii to Japan. Shows also the cable links from Guam to the Philippines, the second Hawaiian cable into San Luis Obispo and the Florida-Virgin Islands system. VS C.S. Long Line ship. 12:01:19:28 Pan over blueprint of enormous ship with helicopter landing and helicopter on deck. 12:02:05:29 Architects building models in studio. 12:02:19:11 Series of shots shows model of structure...
Great perspective shot from front of cable car riding down Market Street in San Francisco before 1906 earthquake and after. Footage of San Francisco devastated after 1906 earthquake; ruins, crumbled buildings, destruction, fire in aftermath. 08:04:57:12 Newspaper headline from The Call - Chronicle - Examiner “Earthquake and Fire San Francisco in Ruins.” favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Promotional film for the eastern San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda and part of Contra Costa counties) emphasizing its excellent weather, advanced infrastructure, and cultural and economic advantages. favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco Bay Area: Alameda County, San Francisco Bay Area: Industry, Weather
05:27:02 Huge waterfall 05:27:19 Typical California forest and mountains shot 05:27:35 Redwood forest - car drives through 05:28:15 Lake Tahoe - Aerial pan with sailboat intercut 05:29:22 Yosemite scenes 05:29:48 Monterey 05:30:52 Carmel 05:31:12 Cowboy riding bull 05:31:19 MCU Cowboy riding bull 05:31:27 Cowboy rides bull 05:31:28 Cowboy falls off bull and bull tries to gore him 05:32:40 Mission Santa Barbara 05:33:59 Los Angeles 05:26:42 Palm Springs, Mojave Desert 05:37:26 Santa Catalina